Brian Chu, Chair, Board of Trustees, Ontario Science Centre

We’ve talked tonight about a lot about the connections between the Science Centre, and young people in particular, and that’s something that we really look forward to. We talked about the sparks of curiosity which – joined with science – drive the innovation, and I think innovation is one of those key words that you’ve […]

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The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens | Full Audiobook | Part 2

The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens. Chapter 18 The Jolly Sandboys was a small road-side inn of pretty ancient date, with a sign, representing three Sandboys increasing their jollity with as many jugs of ale and bags of gold, creaking and swinging on its post on the opposite side of the road. As the […]

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Lead Poisoning Is Still a Huge Problem, But There Could Be a Quick Fix

Zapping water with electricity could save your life. Not something you thought we’d ever say? We’re shocked, too. By introducing an electric current into lead pipes filled with a harmless phosphate solution researchers at UC Berkeley were able to rapidly form a protective coating around corroded lead pipes, reducing leaching of this toxic element by […]

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